On Tuesday night, Germany suffered their worst defeat in 89 years as they were thumbed 6-0 by Spain.
But overtime, there have been instances where international football has given fans something to smile about.
Here is a list of 10 heaviest defeats to ever be recorded in the history of football.
- Yugoslavia 7-0 Faroe Islands
Yugoslavia looked a formidable outfit ahead of Euro 1992 and eased to a 7-0 win over Faroe Islands.
- Portugal 7-0 North Korea
According to reports at the time, North Korea would only show any of their World Cup 2010 games on TV if they won. Not sure this was what football fans expected to see.
8. Germany 8-0 Saudi Arabia
This is the biggest win by a German team in the World Cup and it happened in 2002. Miroslav Klose scored a hat trick in the game.
7. Spain 9-0 Austria
Real Madrid legend Raul scored four goals back in 1999 when Spain made light work of Austria in Euro qualifying.
— GOAL (@goal) November 17, 2020
6. Germany 13-0 San Marino
Lukas Podolski scored four goals in 2006 as Germany smashed San Marino.
5. Brazil 14-0 Nicaragua
In 1975, Brazil This was obviously a horrible mismatch at the Pan America Games in 1975.
4. USA Women 13-0 Thailand
The USA team in 2019 humiliated Thailand team at the Women’s World Cup.
3. Spain 1-5 Netherlands
At the 2014 World Cup, Spain were the reigning world champions but were no match for flying Dutchman Robin van Persie and a prime Arjen Robben, both of whom scored braces.
Spain 1-5 Netherlands: Remembering the Day That Spain’s Tiki-Taka Revolution Died pic.twitter.com/DjSN046TUU
— Lantan Sport (@Lantansport) March 22, 2020
2. Australia 31–0 American Samoa
This is the biggest margin of victory in the history of international football.
1. Brazil 1-7 Germany
This was Brazil’s heaviest embarrassment in their history as Germany knocked them out of the 2014 World Cup semi-finals at their home turf.